On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 2002

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Escudero, Basque composer, dies at 89
  • Fritz Walter, German footballer (1. FC Kaiserslautern) and captain of West Germany, dies at 81
  • J. Carter Brown, American art director (Washington National Gallery), dies at 67
  • Willie Davenport, American bobsledder and track athlete (Olympic gold 110m hurdles 1968), dies from a heart attack at 59
2002 Highlights

About June 17, 2002

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini